Waterman's Father Christmas, 1919
An original 1919 advertisement taken from a magazine promoting Waterman's fountain pens and featuring Father Christmas.
Size The image is 32cm x 21cm, on a page measuring 36cm x 23cm.
Condition The page has been neatly torn from a 1919 edition of the Illustrated London News (identified on the back). The margin at the top, clear of the image, has glue marks. If you would like to know more please get in touch.
Background Waterman's, which was based in New York, published occasional editions of The Pen Prophet to promote its products over the first 40 years of the 20th century. This seasonal cover has been used in its entirely in this UK advertisement.